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. >>> in afghanistan, the pentagon revealed that most u.s. and nato combat troops have resumed joint operations with afghany forces less than two weeks ago u.s. commanders announced an indefinite halt in joint operations. this after a spike in the number of insider attacks. 51 nato troops have been killed by insider attacks in just the past month. >>> elsewhere, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu can expect a phone call from president obama today that according to the white house. this after a scheduling conflict kept the two from meeting in person. last night in new york the israeli leader did meet with secretary of state clinton one-on-one for more than an hour in what was described as an indepth discussion on iran and shared goal of preventing that country from acquiring a nuclear weapon. just hours earlier, netanyahu used visual imagery to lay out in clear terms his own red line for dealing with iran. nbc news chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell has more from the u.n. general assembly. >> reporter: trying to immobilize the world against what he sees as a threat to isr
agreements with them. >> we have no agreements of that sort. israel is not a member of nato. >> when the president said this week, if romney is suggesting we should start another war -- is that a cheap shot? >> no. romney uses a lot of bellicose rhetoric and it is irresponsible and the president was calling him on it. >> where do we go from here on foreign policy? >> there could always be an october surprise that is out of our control. >> but less likely now, because it looks like israel will not bomb iran on this :. >> this was the message of this speech at the un. he speaks of next year as being the red line, and remember, our defense secretary said that israel would like the attack in april, may, or june. so it is giving obama a bit of a concession, saying that we can wait a little more but not that much more. >> iraq and afghanistan have worked out so damn well. why not iran next? >> simultaneous. who do they give it to? >> touchdown. >> i've never seen anything like that in my years in football. >> who would have thought that the fans would be cheering nfl referees? what a count
's defense minister was meeting with damp and it ended to discuss military cooperation upcoming nato meeting. they also took questions from reporters at the pentagon. >> good morning. it's always an honor to be able to welcome mr. peter mackay to the pentagon. this is the second time i've had the privilege of hosting a leader in washington and the seventh time we have met since i became secretary of defense. we have built a close relationship between our two countries. we are not just neighbors but very close allies and we are working together on a number of issues. a close working relationship testifies to the importance of the larger u.s.-canada relationship and to our defense partnership. our countries are neighbors and we are friends and our militaries their militaries are working closely together, not just for the security of our two countries but for the security and stability of the americas end of the world. this morning peter and i had the opportunity to discuss a range of important issues in advance of next month's conference of defense ministers of the americas which both of us wi
nucleare on iran's weapons program. [applause] red lines do not lead to war. they prevent war. look at nato's charter. it made clear that an attack on one member country would be considered an attack on all. new's redlined helps keep the peace in europe for nearly half a century -- red lines have helped keep the peace in europe for nearly half a century. and help preserve the peace for decades. it is the failure to place red lines that has often invited aggression. if it were drawn in the 1930 baltimore, world war ii might the been avoided -- 1930's, world war ii might have been avoided. the first gulf war might have been avoided. clear, red lines will also work with iran. earlier this year, they threatened to close the strait. the united states drew a clear, red line. iran backed off. different lines can be drawn in the i iranian nuclear program. but to be credible, a line must be drawn first and foremost in one vital part of their program -- on their efforts to enrich uranium. let me explain why. any bomb consists of an explosive material and a mechanism to ignite it. the simplest example
? inside the united states are inside nato allies in europe or australia. you have a blueprint for the entire network. once you have that number, as fun as it doesn't know that bin laden instead, you could swoop in and surprise them, killing capture al qaeda leaders around the world, dismantle the organization and win the war. if he was willing to wait a couple weeks or a month before the television announcement, he would be just announcing the death. he would be announcing the death of al qaeda and final victory in the war on terror. he threw that away a few minutes before the television cameras. >> host: is very clear from your account from the statement was written in advance that they said he was ready to go politically. as you say, the surprise of many senior advisers. >> guest: he brought along with ben rose was very influential in racers. >> host: let's move onto another case study that was fascinating. they're hardly ever far from the surface of our politics. once again this morning that the assassination of the libyan ambassador, stories are back in the news once again
nato afghan patrol. lisa sylvester is monitoring that and other top stories in "the situation room." what happened? >> it's another reminder of the dangers in afghanistan. taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for today's attack in eastern afghanistan. the afghan interior ministry says 14 people, including three nato service members, their interpreter and four afghan police were killed when the bomber blew up a motorbike packed with explosives. 57 people were wounded. >>> honda is recalling nearly 16,000 of its popular accord vehicles. a faulty power steering hose can leak triggering a fire. it's models 2003 through 2007. 53 honda accord tls were recalled earlier this year. >>> indianapolis colts head coach chuck pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. the coach's doctor says it is a highly treatable form of leukem leukemia. and the colts' offensive coordinator will take over the team while pagano undergoes treatment. >> wish him a speedy recovery. >>> barack obama and mitt romney are rehearsing for their first presidential debate. you're about to hear what may be some of the
at the conference. we also discussed the upcoming nato defense minister, which will take place after that. and how we can work together to implement the chicago summit priorities. one of these priorities is a building modern integrated capabilities on the part of nato forces, and the nato forces 2020 goal. on afghanistan, i think peter mackay canada's critical contributions. and lastly, we discussed regional security challenges in the middle east, including iran and some of the common concerns we share. on a personal note, later today, i want to point out that peter mackay will be accepting an award from the center for hemispheric studies for his contributions to its security cooperation in the western hemisphere. it was then secretary perry who helped establish the conference of defense ministers of the americas. so the award is truly a fitting tribute to peter mackay for all that he is done with vance security in this hemisphere. thank you for your leadership. thank you for your friendship and continuing cooperation with the united states in trying to do with the security issues that both our co
of it from a syrian ex-pats. it's all legal. a former nato political officer got the treasury department to give the syrian support group a license so it can raise money for e rebs witho violating a way forhe st syri vernment to allow. >> it's just three blocks from the white house just beyond those trees. is clear. his group is nott directly supplying the rebel with weapons. it can't do that legally. he says the money goes to rebel commanders on ground, people who they've vetted thoroughly who buy the weapons. he says those commande have to sign a ocmatif prciples saying they'll follow the geneva decratic ideals. cnn contributor tom dangerous. >> you almost end up with a internnal fast and furious program. we'll nd those wpons there, and they'll end up in theight hands, and we'll be able to track them later. noyou won't. that's what we have right now in libya. utow do you know that these people are not ju gning your proclamation just to get the weapons and then use it for nefarious purpose? >> we use third party contacts on the ground and use the relationships with family members, the
's security forces against nato military members. >>> and on the campaign trail, president obama heads to nevada today where he'll hold a campaign rally this evening in las vegas. the president is staying in the state until wednesday for debate preparations. he'll be joined by john kerry who ee playing the role of mitt romney. >>> there's trouble for florida's republican party where a voter registration controversy is brewing. the state's republican party fired a private consulting firm it hired to help register voters. suspicious forms have been discovered in at least five florida counties. >>> those are your top stories. "reliable sources" is up at the top of the hour. now back to "fareed zakaria gps." >>> president ahmadinejad has a history of making broad historical comments about iran, u.s. foreign policy, israel, and much else. so i talked to him about the history of the jews. listen to what he said. you're a student of history, and you said something that i was struck by in one of the gatherings that you were at. you spoke abo israel and you said it has no roots in history in th
want to turn now to afghanistan. as you know, cbs news was first to report that joint patrols of nato and afghan troops have been put on hold because of attacks by afghans and their western allies. lara has been reporting from afghanistan for "60 minutes." she's got a story that will air this sunday. she interviewed the american commander there, general john allen. here's part of that interview. >> you're in a tough spot right now. can you explain why the sudden increase in these attacks? >> well, i'm mad as hell about them, to be honest with you. we're going to get after this. it reverberates everywhere, across the united states. you know, we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> at a certain point as these attacks continue, the american people are going to say, we've had enough. why are we training these people if they're murdering us. >> well, that may be in fact. it may be the voice right now that we're hearing. the key point is for us to understand that the vast majority, the vast majority of the afghans, you've lived wit
, the way nato was involved and the way it was, i, myself, was in a very, you know, i was not the bbc and, you know, just said the day before, we're going to cue the people in benghazi, and when gadhafi says i'm going to kill, he's going to kill. he was going to kill. what we have to do -- i work for a no-fly zone, but i wanted to be asked to do something, and i think that today in syria, it's very, very, very, very disappointed to see we're not doing anything. agree to disagree on this and let it to be the way it is with syria. i'm not saying we have to be passive, but we have to be respectful. we have to know with whom we -- we should not intervene only to protect our interests. in libya, it was quite clear this was a deal between the united states and france, and i think in syria, we have to care about the people who are being killed and not only about the interests, which i think is the case today. >> i'm a journalist from egypt visiting dc and returning back again to cover the dilemma between the polarization between islamists and civil or secular powers. you said that islam's in egy
the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were on the wheel. >>> federal investigators are looking in to whether two border agents may have been shot in a fire incident. it happened tuesday near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona. u.s. officials originally blamed it on armed criminals but now, investigators is say they can't rule out whether shots w
a day away. but first, we'll start with afghanistan. nato's secretary general says there's a possibility that western forces could be withdrawn from afghanistan more quickly than previously planned. he suggested the deadly spike of insider attacks has hit the morale of former troops serving in the war zone. and today's front page of the "new york times" claims the u.s. is abandoning its hopes for a peace deal with the taliban. the "times" reports american officials are essentially giving up on what was once a critical component of their strategy in afghanistan. they're opting for a far less ambitious plan that would have the afghans work out a deal among themselves once u.s. combat troops withdraw by the end of 2014. richard engel has been covering the conflict for nearly 11 years and filed this report from the afghan capital. >> reporter: this woman is about to die. executed for adultery. the man she was with got off scot-free, the taliban recently filmed this video of their justice as a warning and to say they're making a comeback. some 30 miles away in the village, we saw few signs of
by the next 2013 and the nato forces will be drawn from the country by the end of 2014. apart from advancing the transition and pursuing the peace process, the path here has been one of significant process for consolidating the international commitment and partnership. in chicago last week we achieved a long-term commitment of nato and other countries for the training, equipping and ensuring the sustainability of afghanistan's national security forces in total this past july the international community reaffirmed its strong commitment to afghanistan, social and economic development during the transformation decade for which we are very, very grateful. it is adapted in tokyo since in place for low results oriented a partnership and cooperation we welcome the international community readiness to align our strategies we have reiterated or determination to improve governance and to cooperate with our international partners to without the council of corruption whether it is in the afghan government or the international aid system. it's tied to the region that surrounds it such as terrorism and ex
at nato's charter. it made clear that an attack on one member country would be considered an attack on all. red lines have helped keep the peace in europe for nearly half a century. and help preserve the peace for decades. it is the failure to place red lines that has often invited aggression. if it were drawn in the 1930's, world war ii might have been avoided. the first gulf war might have been avoided. clear, red lines will also work with iran. earlier this year, they threatened to close the strait. the united states drew a clear, red line. iran backed off. different lines can be drawn in the i iranian nuclear program. but to be credible, a line must be drawn first and foremost in one vital part of their program -- on their efforts to enrich uranium. let me explain why. any bomb consists of an explosive material and a mechanism to ignite it. the simplest example is gunpowder and a fuse. you light the fuse and set off the gunpowder. the gunpowder is enriched uranium. the fuse is a detonator. for iran, amassing enough uranium is far more difficult than producing a nuclear fuse. for a coun
a homicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a nato patrol the tal la tal lan claiming responsibility for that. joining us now is con tphol oliver north. fox news analyst. >> gregg, it is a lot of bad news, no doubt about it. we have good news from this northeastern portion of afghanistan. today we went out on a patrol with the afghan local police, a good news story that is not being much reported accurately at least, except on this network. just a little bit of what we saw today. here is what we've seen with these locals and their u.s. advisers. this is an afghan local police outpost manned by afghan local policemen recruited in this valley and supplemented by u.s. special operations personnel. back home we constantly hear about the so-called green on blue problem. as you can see right here there is nothing like that. the goal eventually, pushout posts like this all the way north along this valley until this is the sovereign territory of the government of afghanist afghanistan. gregg, this is one of those senior special operators, he's a senior chief, a u.s. navy seal, he's been out
tensions between the two neighbors and prompted nato to convenient an unusual emergency meeting overnight. >>> this morning police are investigating another attack on a teenager in springfield, virginia. they're trying to figure out if it's connected to earlier cases. the latest victim, a 15-year- old girl walking on hibling avenue near heckmore street tuesday night. it's the fourth similar attack in the springfield area in the last month. >>> finally it just started, but it's looking more like winter. what's that? it looks like a painting or something. >> it does. it's really artsy. >> it's looking more like winter in parts of the midwest, several inches of snow fell in parts of north dakota, montana and minnesota according to the national weather service yesterday. this is what it looked like in bismarck. while unusual, snow this early in the fall is not unheard of. >> then wouldn't it be unusual? >> do not ask specific questions about these scripts. >> in minnesota they're expecting up to a foot in northwest minnesota today. >> unbelievable. didn't we have a freakish october storm, w
certain problems. that limits them. on nato, they started broadening the mandate by going into afghanistan and you even have today in the paper stories that they are not happy with it and so forth. in terms of our ability to project our influence, it seems like there are some strong head winds at the very least. how'd you think that is likely to manifest itself over the course of the next year? we're talking about the next american president. is it going to be capable of combating this perception of a declining american influence? >> one thing that has happened is the next president needs to be articulate a rationale for the united states to provide leadership even under conditions where there are economic and other headwinds in front of the united states. the u.s. is still a critical player. it will have to be a view of internationalism where if you look at new ways the united states can make a difference without necessarily putting marshall plans to work in every region of the world, i think the other way to handle the head wind is to come back to one of the virtues are successes to the
to afghanistan. cbs news, first to report that joint patrols of nato and afghanistan have put on hold because of attacks by afghans and their western allies. lara has been reporting from afghanistan for "60 minutes." has a story that will air this sunday, and interviewed the american commander there, general john allen. here is part of the interview. >> you are in a tough spot right now. can you explain why the sudden increase in these attacks? >> i'm mad as hell to be honest. we'll get after this. it reverberates everywhere, across the united states. we're willing to sacrifice a lot for this campaign, but we're not willing to be murdered for it. >> reporter: certain points, if these attacks continue, the american people will say we've had enough. why are we training these people if they are murdering us? >> that may be, in fact. it may be the voice right now that we're hearing. the key point is for us to understand that the vast majority, vast majority of afghans, you have lived with them, you understand these people. they are with us in this. they understand right now the severity of this p
. nato went outside its boundaries and started broadening its mandate by going into afghanistan. even today in the paper's story say they are leaving sooner. they are not happy with it and so forth. in terms of our ability to project the force, it seems like there are some strong head winds of the very least. john, how do you think that is likely to manifest itself over the course of the next year? we are talking about the american president. how you think he combats this or is he going to be capable combating this perception of the declining american influence? >> i think one thing that has to happen is that the next president needs to be articulate a rationale for the united states to provide leadership even under the conditions where there are economic and other head winds in front of the united states. the united states still is a critical player and will have to be a vision of internationalism that is on the sly and on the cheek that is to say new ways the united states can make a difference without necessarily putting marshall plans to work in every region of the world. and then
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